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Victoria & Alfred Hotel | On the Waterfront Piehead, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 419 6677
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6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: After a long day of business or leisure allow us to indulge you in OYO...
After a long day of business or leisure allow us to indulge you in OYO Restaurant & Cocktail Bar or relax alfresco on the quayside Terrace and enjoy the unique setting and atmosphere with majestic Table Mountain in the background. With our great selection of wines and local craft beers, the quayside terrace is the perfect place to unwind.
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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
lovely food, lovely people, excellent staff

Excellent menu, great tasting, beautifully presented food, but the best thing is the style and elegance of the staff. They make the experience and food go down so much better. Then there is the view and the warm atmosphere to boot. Not much one can fault.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
Meganinafrica
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Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Scenic view
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Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

Excellent menu, great tasting, beautifully presented food, but the best thing is the style and elegance of the staff. They make the experience and food go down so much better. Then there is the view and the warm atmosphere to boot. Not much one can fault.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Great food, location and atmosphere. The V&A waterfront has a number of restaurants that offer very average food; which is a growing trend. OYO is certainly not one of these. Great food and one of the best water side locations in the V&A.

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We dined here whilst staying at the hotel (Victoria and Alfred). The food was gorgeous and well presented. The waiting staff are attentive but not too much and nothing is too much trouble. I have no hesitation in recommending Oyo and would go again if I return to Cape Town

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GABORONE
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207 reviews 207 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Had a simple pastry basket as a brunch - freshly baked and delicious. Great friendly waiter and the location is fantastic alongside the V&A Hotel on the quayside.

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Top Contributor
245 reviews 245 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We stopped in for dinner on the first evening and had an excellent meal - filet steak & lamb chops. The meats were tasty and cooked to perfection. The sides and sauces were huge portions, made from freshest ingredients and were well cooked and served hot. The service was also very good, being above average. Breakfasts are included and I... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The food is ok, the service is very nice but it is average, eat here just out of convenience if you are staying at the hotel.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

It was an absolutely stunning day in Cape Town and it was great to do some people watching from their veranda. Life just passes by and the atmosphere is relaxed. The service was very attentive and fast. The food was from another world and the side dishes was nice healthy portions. The dessert was a generous size and it was... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I had dinner there in March, 2015 - the whole party had fish. The food was delicious - and the waiter (Mark) was terrific!

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Perth, Australia
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94 reviews 94 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We are staying at the Hotel and had dinner with friends at Oyo the food was really great very tasty and plentiful a good selection of dishes and reasonably priced . The next morning we had breakfast there as well and it couldn't be faulted great selection from oysters to champagne and everything in between and the helpings of the... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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165 reviews 165 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Went together with my wife during a business trip to Cape Town, our meal was good but nothing fantastic, the service levels were good, our waited was quite knowledgeable and this was good when we asked a few questions. Would we visit again, sorry no we would not

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Victoria & Alfred Hotel | On the Waterfront Piehead, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 6677

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 60
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Scenic view

Description

After a long day of business or leisure allow us to indulge you in OYO Restaurant & Cocktail Bar or relax alfresco on the quayside Terrace and enjoy the unique setting and atmosphere with majestic Table Mountain in the background. With our great selection of wines and local craft beers, the quayside terrace is the perfect place to unwind.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?